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Old 10-27-2011, 04:39 PM
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Hello, I recently bought a Losi Mini Crawler for my son who loves the crawling more then racing Offroad.
Are there things I can do to improve thes nice kit even further?
Which modifications are most eften used on a crawler?

thx for all advice, or links to helpfull url's/threads!
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Old 10-28-2011, 12:50 AM
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You can add some lead weights to the inside of the wheels, easy way is stick on weights or lead solder that you could get from most hardware stores. Aluminum parts but why replace them unless you break them.
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Originally Posted by Low_E View Post
Hello, I recently bought a Losi Mini Crawler for my son who loves the crawling more then racing Offroad.
Are there things I can do to improve thes nice kit even further?
Which modifications are most eften used on a crawler?

thx for all advice, or links to helpfull url's/threads!
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Old 11-15-2011, 12:02 PM
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There's a ton of things you can do. Start by moving the battery over the front differential and pull any shock spacers. Velcro does the best job at moving the battery. Take the driveshafts out and locktite the pins in. Mine kept falling out.

My daugher is just the opposite. She wants to go fast and doesn't see the challenge in rock crawling. That's the girl in her a guess.

I will post more when at the computer. BTW...I love mine. The more I beat it up the better I like it.
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wouldn't it be a good idea to fill the tyres with some tiny lead or steel marbles/pellets?
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Old 11-15-2011, 03:59 PM
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I would go with tape weights on the inside of the wheel, but that's just me.

Here is the mini losi forum for another website. Go to rccrawler.com. They can help you a bunch
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http://www.rccrawler.com/forum/losi-mini-rock-crawler/

everything you need to know. welcome to a horrible addiction!!
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wouldn't it be a good idea to fill the tyres with some tiny lead or steel marbles/pellets?
I have a Losi Mini Crawler Pro. I added 3.25 oz of .25 gram airsoft (plastic bb) pellets in each of the front tires and 1.25 oz of .12 gram airsoft pellets in each of the rear tires. Why the different weights? By going with the weights that I did I was able to just remove the stock tire foams entirely and fill the tires approx 80 percent with the pellets. The pellets allow the tires to conform very well to obstacles and gravity keeps the pellets low in the tires. It can be a little tricky getting them in the tires, but well worth the effort and cheap (a 2500 count bottle of each weight of pellet cost me around 6 bucks each at the local Walmart and there's way more then you'd need). I did the same thing with my Losi Comp Crawler and it worked much better than similar weight using stick on weight.
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